Nothing OS 2.6 Update: New Features, Game Mode, Bug Fixes

Nothing OS 2.6 Update: New Features, Game Mode, Bug Fixes

Nothing has rolled out the latest Nothing OS 2.6 update for its Nothing Phone (2), bringing a host of new features, game mode improvements, and crucial bug fixes. This update has a size of 87MB. Below is the full changelog.

New Features & Experience Improvements

  • Added support for deleting wallpaper history in Wallpaper Studio.
  • Enhanced initial setup for the Weather Widget/app with user-friendly prompts to add a specific city.
  • Added support for displaying CMF Watch battery level in the Quick Settings Bluetooth tile.
  • Optimized the Low Lag Mode experience for Nothing earbuds.

Game Mode Enhancements

  • Tap the left sidebar for quick access to Game Dashboard during games.
  • Incoming calls during games can now appear in a pop-up view.
  • Added support to reject third-party app calls during gameplay.
  • Support for one-tap callback after rejecting a regular call.
  • Optimized light notifications to show more information during games.
  • Support for blocking notifications during gameplay to reduce distractions.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue affecting voice and call recording in WhatsApp.
  • Resolved anomalies when making emergency calls in certain scenarios.
  • Fixed an issue where some apps could not use the Cloned Apps feature properly.
  • Other general bug fixes.

As with most firmware updates, the Nothing OS 2.6 update is being deployed in stages. This staggered rollout allows Nothing to monitor for any potential issues and ensures a stable update process. Users who have not yet received the OTA notification can manually check for the update by going to Settings > System > System Update.

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